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Stories about Ontario’s rural rebound will be a page turner

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything, except resolve. Even though we’ve entered our third month of physical distancing...

Why $252 million for farming and food is only a start

On Tuesday, about an hour after the federal government announced a $252-million, pandemic-related aid package for Canadian farmers, Ontario’s minister of agriculture,...

Virus frenzy underlines why biosecurity measures are so vital

This week we’ve become members of a virus-frenzied global society where almost overnight, something as cultural and common as shaking hands has become questionable,...

Broadband and bridges, all in the same breath

It’s never been hard to convince rural Ontarians of the value of investing in capital infrastructure. They understand the need for the likes of...

New farm security law kicks back against trespassers

None of us – including farmers – should need to keep one eye open at night, wondering if or when our homes or...

More than just “cows and plows”

The groundwork to help close the huge gap between what we should know about agriculture, compared to what we actually do know, took...

Farmers can expect export support

An Elmira-area farm set the stage for a new round of government funding to support producers find new markets during the ongoing trade dispute...
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St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....

Council approves zone change for township development in village

Slightly scaled back, a townhouse development in Wellesley village moved one step closer this week when township...

We’re letting our routine vaccinations slide, say experts

Even as the world is waiting for one specific vaccination to be created, many others are being...